Yasmine Hassan

Limitless Talents: Sarah Essam

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Stoke City striker and first Egyptian woman to join the English Premier League Sarah Essam speaks about her passion for football and her path to success.

Interview: Egyptian Ambassador in Berlin praises high referendum turnout and golden phase in Egyptian-German relations

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 03:55 GMT

In an interview with Egypt Today, Egyptian Ambassador in Germany Dr. Badr Abdelatti praises a high and diverse turnout at the constitution referendum and speaks of a golden age in German-Egyptian relations.

Unwanted in Denmark: If you can’t be deported, you’d better be isolated

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 05:10 GMT

Denmark is introducing new restrictions on refugees and asylum seekers, including relocating “unwanted migrants” to a deserted island.

Promise of a Home: Egypt tackles crisis of homeless children

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 03:57 GMT

Two years into Egypt’s first comprehensive program to tackle a long-standing phenomenon of homeless children in the gloomy streets, Egypt Today closely shadows the project’s components in the streets and behind the walls of its institutions.

Your guide to a healthy, guilt-free Ramadan

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Dr. Cherifa Aboul Fettouh shares with us all her secrets to remain fit and healthy throughout the holy month.

Street smarts: A look into Egypt's food carts business

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt Today assesses Egypt’s first law set to regulate a decades-old dilemma and takes you on a quick tour of pioneering food cart project “Share’ Masr.”

et special coverage: Special Olympics MENA Regional Games

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Egypt Today joined the Egyptian delegation to the 9th regional Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, and we got back with enlightment, awareness and a mission to “include.”

IX Special Olympics MENA Games kick off in dazzling ceremony

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 10:42 GMT

Over 1,000 athletes from 32 countries held high their national flags as they entered the opening ceremony of the 9th Special Olympics Middle East/North Africa regional games in a dazzling parade on Saturday.

Get to know them: MENA athletes in IX Special Olympics Regional Games

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 06:57 GMT

As we are approaching the 9th regional Special Olympics Games, we are sharing five inspirational stories of MENA athletes taking part in the upcoming games.

Officials, public figures support Special Olympics athletes for IX MENA Games

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 06:32 GMT

Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz, football player Tamer Bagato and representative of Cairo Governorate expressed their support for the Egyptian delegation in a press conference on Tuesday.

Dena Mekawi: a success story in the making

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 04:59 GMT

She grew up alone and different, ashamed of declaring she was Egyptian or Muslim; but today, she is a social entrepreneur and a youth representative to the UN.

Op-ed: In celebration of Egyptian women

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 04:08 GMT

In celebration of Women's Day, here is an overdose of female achievements and power, inspired by all the amazing ladies I met in my first year as a reporter.

115 Egyptian athletes to compete in Special Olympics MENA games

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 11:08 GMT

The Egyptian delegation comprises of 78 male athletes, 37 female athletes and 40 coaches, who will be competing across 16 sports, including athletics, swimming, cycling, table tennis, basketball.

Special Olympics athletes ... get to know them

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Ahead of the annual regional Special Olympics Games, it is about time to revamp too many underestimations of these very special athletes and to get to KNOW them.

Email from Cupid: how online dating is changing the relationship scene in Egypt

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 01:12 GMT

'No date this Valentine's? More and more Egyptians are going online to find their perfect match. Social scientists, online daters and digital romance “agents” weigh in on whether we should respond to Cupid’s e-messages or block them and never look back.

Dreamy desserts: 3 perfect recipes to celebrate love

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 12:32 GMT

Whether you’re seeking an easy recipe for a last minute night-in, or a sophisticated dessert for a special celebration this Valentine’s, Rouane el-Mahdy, founder of Happy Tummy, has got your back.

"Khatba" Sousou: professional matchmaker in the digital era

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 04:00 GMT

With two decades of experience, Khatba Sousou, a professional matchmaker, tells us how the profession has developed with the digital age and offers her well-informed advice to young brides and grooms looking for their perfect matches.

Farida Osman: Yes I am Egyptian but I can be faster than others

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 04:58 GMT

One medal at a time, Egypt’s “Golden Fish” Farida Osman has become an influential role model and a powerful change maker.

Meet Egypt’s tourism minister, former monetary policy maker

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 01:35 GMT

“I think the experience I had was always to surprise people on the upside by being a capable, Arab woman,” Mashat tells Egypt Today.

The Hidden Artisans Gem: Souq el-Fustat

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 06:47 GMT

Located in Old Cairo, this hub of traditional handmade Egyptian crafts has been hidden in plain sight for too long.